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County News

October 10, 2019

POCAHONTAS, Iowa – Representatives of nonprofits, local government, schools and other organizations are encouraged to register for Grant Writing 101, which will be presented from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the Pocahontas County Extension office, 305 N Main Street, Pocahontas.

October 16, 2019

Pocahontas County 4-H members will prepare a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings for members of our county.  Everyone is welcome to attend this meal that will be held Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Pocahontas Area Community High School lunchroom.  This is a free meal the 4-H’ers are offering!  They will practice their kitchen skills to make turkey, potatoes, green beans, salad, and pumpkin pie.

October 16, 2019

Beef Quality Assurance Transportation is the latest certification needed for beef cattle haulers and producers who deliver cattle to major packing plants.

October 10, 2019

From acorns to walnuts, hickory nuts and more – Iowa’s forests are steadily dropping seeds, and with a few basic steps, those same seeds can be gathered and planted.

October 9, 2019

Protect trees and shrubs in the home landscape to limit damage done by wildlife during winter. Voles, rabbits and deer can cause severe damage to plants in the winter by feeding on twigs, bark, leaves and stems.

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